Day conference: Communism and the Leader Cult, Manchester, 6 Dec 2013

Communism and the leader cult: national and transnational perspectives
University of Manchester, Friday 6 December 2013, 10.00-4.45
Arthur Lewis Building (boardroom), Social Sciences, University of Manchester (no 36 on campus map http://www.manchester.ac.uk/aboutus/travel/maps/)

• Balázs Apor (Trinity College, Dublin), ‘State building and cult construction in Hungary from the 1930s until 1956’
• Sarah Davies (Durham), ‘Stalin on the Stalin cult’
• Mario Kessler (Yeshiva University, New York), ‘Ruth Fischer and German communism’
• Norman Laporte (Glamorgan), ‘From “public face” to Führerkult: the cult of Ernst Thälmann in German communism’
• Kevin Morgan (Manchester), ‘“History knows no parallel”: the internationalisation of the communist leader cult under Lenin and Stalin’
• Marietta Stankova (London) ‘Georgi Dimitrov: National Leader and International Hero’

Thanks to support from the AHRC and the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, attendance at this event is free but registration in advance is essential.

To register please contact sandra.bulzacka@manchester.ac.uk. Further details may also be obtained from the conference organiser kevin.morgan@manchester.ac.uk

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  1. […] Attendance is free and lunch and refresments will be provided. However, advance registration (by 29 Nov) is essential. To register contact kevin.morgan@manchester.ac.uk, or for more information go to https://psacommunism.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/day-conference-communism-and-the-leader-cult-manchester… […]

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